Preservation funding available for downtown business owners
Applications are being accepted for the Paul Bruhn Historic Preservation Grant. Building owners in downtown Cambridge are eligible to receive funding (minimum $50,000 up to $100,000) for building preservation projects (roof, window repairs, point tucking), renovations (second or third-floor housing or revitalization of space), etc.
Applications and supporting materials are due to the Cambridge Main Street office by 4 p.m. Feb. 10th. Additional information, the application, guidelines, and access to online information sources can be found by visiting https://www.heritageohio.org/pbhrgp/ or contacting the Cambridge Main Street office at 740-439-2238.
Ark Springs to hold potluck and meeting
The annual meeting and potluck at the Ark Spring Baptist Church is scheduled for noon to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30. The church is located on Ohio 284 near The Wilds. All events are weather and COVID permitting.
OMEGA meeting scheduled
The Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association's steering committee meeting is 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the ODOT District 11 conference room, 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia. For more information, contact Deb Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHS Model United Nations receives grant
The Longaberger Family Foundation and the I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) awarded grants to K-12 public educators and nonprofit service providers in 2021.
Cambridge High School received a grant to support the Ohio Model United Nations State Conference Travel Fund project. The Ohio Model United Nations is a three-day global education simulation experience that allows students in grades 5-12 to learn about the world’s largest international peacekeeping and humanitarian organization. Approximately 30 students from Cambridge High School attend the annual state conference yearly. Funding will be used to pay for the students’ attendance fees.
Main Street office closed for MLK Holiday
The Cambridge Main Street office will be closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Holiday. Normal operational hours will resume on Tuesday. For additional information contact Mary Beth Sills at 740-439-2238.
DD board to hold organizational meeting
The Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold its organizational meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Guernsey County Board of DD Conference Room, followed by the regularly scheduled board meeting.
MWCD board to meet Friday
Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District Board will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at Kent State University Tuscarawas, 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia
Food insecurity grant awarded to CHS
The United Way of Guernsey, Monroe, and Noble Counties awarded Cambridge High School with a Southwestern Energy Food Insecurity Grant in the amount of $2,500 this fall. The grant request was for $1,700 worth of shelf-stable products to distribute to students from the Bobcat Store.
This article originally appeared on The Daily Jeffersonian: Local News Briefs: Preservation funding available for downtown business owners